NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CheckedUp, the premier specialty point of care company, today announced that it plans significant investments in efforts to develop partnerships with leading content and education providers for its technology platform.
With a focus on improving its specialty ophthalmology offerings, a content licensing agreement with the American Academy of Ophthalmology was announced. Through this agreement, CheckedUp will now provide professional programming produced by the American Academy of Ophthalmology on its waiting room and exam room technology platforms.
“Our membership has continued its unprecedented growth in the first quarter of 2018, and our goal to continue educating patients with trusted and credible health information has remained consistent,” said Richard Awdeh, M.D., CEO and Founder of CheckedUp.
Content provided by the Academy includes high quality animations in a variety of ophthalmic specialties, including cataract/refractive, retina, and glaucoma.
By offering content from the Academy and other providers, CheckedUp continues its mission to bring information and education to patients at the point of care to help improve their understanding of conditions and treatment options.
“We are very excited to be able to strengthen our offerings by providing highly-respected programming that’s created by the American Academy of Ophthalmology. In 2018, CheckedUp will be adding additional content to its platform as it continues the valuable mission of empowering patients and physicians to make informed health decisions together,” said Dr. Awdeh.
CheckedUp is the premier specialty technology platform at the point of care actively engaging patients and physicians in the waiting room, exam room and at home. As a health technology leader, CheckedUp aspires to create better educated and more confident patients and physicians who are empowered to make informed health decisions together. Learn more at www.CheckedUp.com
About the American Academy of Ophthalmology
The American Academy of Ophthalmology is the world’s largest association of eye physicians and surgeons. A global community of 32,000 medical doctors, we protect sight and empower lives by setting the standards for ophthalmic education and advocating for our patients and the public. We innovate to advance our profession and to ensure the delivery of the highest-quality eye care. Our EyeSmart® program provides the public with the most trusted information about eye health. For more information, visit aao.org.